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CRESCO - Crestwood 1983 graduate Joe Sir will be performing Elvis songs, mixing in tidbits of the King of Rock & Roll’s life, at the Cresco Theatre & Opera House this Sunday, Oct. 9 at 2 p.m. His last appearance on the local stage was in February 2013. Five months later, he played at A&...
RIDGEWAY - Stanley “Slim” Maroushek really likes wood carvings. Or perhaps “really likes” is a misnomer. Loves? Is obsessed with? You decide, but do so in the context of over 70 years spent collecting wood carvings from all around the world. Maroushek was born and raised on a Ridgeway farm across...
CRESCO - On Friday, Sept. 23, Zahid Ali and family turned over the keys to Cresco Motel after owning the local business since March 14, 2008. Zahid had it all figured out — 14 years, six months and eight days. Zahid, his wife Rubina Kousar and children, Burhan, Hanan and Aleena, are sad to leave...
CHESTER - Don’t miss out on one of the first fall festivals of the season in Chester this weekend. The vendor show is from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Community Center. Lunch is from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Start your Christmas shopping early. Home business vendors will be selling homemade candles and other...
The Cresco Fire Department was called to the Howard County Jail for the smell of smoke on Tuesday, Oct. 4 around 10:15 a.m. It was found that an air exchange had overheated.
CRESCO - The “Cadet Capital Campaign” officially kicked off before the homecoming game on Friday, Sept. 23.   The campaign is to help support Howard-Winneshiek’s current building project to connect the existing elementary/junior high and high school building.   The project includes a new...
CRESCO - The Kellow House Museum holds an ice cream social every year during the celebration of the Norman Borlaug Harvest Fest, but this year things got a little more exciting than usual. With a turnout of around 50 people — one of their best — the social was just winding down when a corner...
CRESCO - A large number of business owners and residential customers attended the Sept. 19 City Council meeting to get some answers on the closing of the Hawkeye Recycling Center after the last council meeting on Sept. 7. Julian, Lucas and Ross Merritt have represented Hawkeye Sanitation &...
 CRESCO - State Auditor Rob Sand  discussed the importance of assertiveness and non-partisanship at a Town Hall meeting in Cresco’s Beadle Park Wednesday, Sept. 14. Sand, a native of Decorah, addressed a group of six attendees, describing how he feels these Town Halls are an important way to gauge...
RURAL CRESCO - The Norman Borlaug Heritage Foundation (NBHF) has established an endowment fund with the Howard County Community Foundation in honor of Dr. Borlaug and to support the activities of the NBHF. Dr. Norman Borlaug is remembered by the NBHF as one of the greatest humanitarians in history...

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